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Real-Time Customer Interaction, Enabled By IoT

As the IoT (Internet of Things) hype cycle finds its fifth gear, there are plenty of pundits, vendors, analysts, and tech futurists contemplating the great potential of a granularly connected retail enterprise. No matter your purview of retail operations, regardless of your disciplinary responsibilities as a retail exec, there are countless reasons to get excited about the prospect of seamless data sharing and interconnectivity among a growing host of devices, equipment, and infrastructure.

Target To Pay $18.5 Million To Settle Breach Claims

Target announced it is ready to pay out a bulk settlement of $18.5 million for distribution among 47 state governments and Washington, D.C., as it attempts to resolve all claims related to the 2013 holiday shopping season data breach.

Rent-A-Center Uses Video To Optimize Merchandising And Drive Sales

Retailers around the world are starting to embrace the idea that their video surveillance systems can help them do a lot more than catch shoplifters and dishonest employees.

Retail Security: Deep Disconnects Among CEOs, CIOs, And Directors Of LP/AP

Securing retail is no simple task. Thanks to the enterprising criminal element and the constantly moving targets we know as security standards, it’s not even formulaic or prescriptive. It is, however, incredibly necessary, and its success does take a village of C-level execs and LP/AP/security professionals working congruously toward a myriad of goals. As congruity goes, our survey exercise reveals plenty of opportunity for improvement.

Traditional Authentication Puts Retailers At Risk
 

No matter how big the investment, traditional methods of authentication won’t stop humans from being human. Modern authentication tools go well beyond user-generated passwords, two-factor, and multi-factor authentication in two important ways; they bring new dynamics to the authentication protocol, and they eliminate the need to rely on people to implement and maintain your security position.

From Innovative Retail Technologies Magazine
Reimagining Retail Brick By Click

Traditional brick-and-mortar retailers have a massive trump card in their physical locations — one that can be a substantial competitive advantage if retailers can deliver the desired retail experience. However, with foot traffic in U.S. retail stores dropping by more than 9 percent annually over the past several years, the challenge for retailers is in creating meaningful in-store retail experiences that translate to higher customer conversion rates, no matter the channel.

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